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Stormers fly SA flag in the north

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

The tough nature of the Vodacom United Rugby Championship was again underlined on the weekend where only the DHL Stormers managed a victory for the four South African franchises taking on the best of Ireland,...

South Africa To Host United Rugby Championship Matches In November

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The United Rugby Championship has confirmed that all home games scheduled for the Cell C Sharks, DHL Stormers, Emirates Lions and Vodacom Bulls in Rounds 6 & 7 will take place in South Africa.   Contingency...

Sharks name team to face Cardiff

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

There are numerous factors that influence a team’s success, but for a Cell C Sharks team that face Cardiff Rugby in Saturday’s fourth round Vodacom United Rugby Championship, there are four...

URC - Round 4 Preview

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Just three teams are left with a 100 per cent winning record after three rounds of competitive United Rugby Championship action.   Leinster, who have been crowned champions for the past four seasons,...

URC: Round 3 Wrap-Up

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ulster vs Benetton:  Ulster maintained their winning record with a commanding 28-8 victor over Benetton.    Nathan Doak was in sublime form, scoring two tries while leading his team to...

Looking ahead to Round 3 of the URC

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 3 of the United Rugby Championship gets underway when Ulster tackle Benetton at Kingspan Stadium on Friday evening. The northern Irish outfit have been rumbling along strongly, posting two victories...

Friday Night URC Team News: Alun Wyn Jones returns, Herring to make his 200th appearance

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The teams for Friday night's Round 3 fixtures of the United Rugby Championship have been named with all details of match officials and broadcast information below.   TEAM NEWS HEADLINES #ULSvBEN Rob...

Champions Cup and EPCR Challenge Cup fixture dates and TV coverage announced

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Stade Toulousain, who completed a magnificent double of Champions Cup and TOP 14 triumphs last season, will kick off the defence of their elite European title on Saturday, 11 December with a Round 1 clash...

United Rugby Championship Wrap-up: Round 2

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Munster vs Stormers:    Munster overcame a 15 point deficit to beat the Stormers 34-18 in a tale of two halves.     The Stormers missed an early shot at goal, but...